Publications

Education

Inuit Nunangat University : Workshop report

This report summarizes the discussions at the Inuit Nunangat University Workshop, which took place over a day and a half on March 18th and 19th 2015 at the Francophone Centre in Iqaluit, Nunavut.

Northern University Futures: Working Together to Develop an Inuit Nunangat University

The purpose of this background paper is to help inform and support the discussions that took place at the March 2015 Inuit Nunangat University Workshop in Iqaluit,to discuss and develop a roadmap for the creation of a university in Inuit Nunangat.

Final Report - Monitoring Educational and Professional Success Amongst Inuit of Nunavut who Have Registered in a Postsecondary Program

The final report on the project Monitoring Educational and Professional Success Amongst Inuit of Nunavut Who Have Registered in a Postsecondary Program is now available.You can consult it here.

Northern Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education.

Northern Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education. Workshop help as part of the project "Improving access to university education in the Canadian Arctic: learning from past experiences and listening to Inuit student experiences". Kativik School Board Office, Kuujjuaq, Novembre 23rd, 2011. Prepared by Francis Lévesque. Quebec City: Northern Sustainable Development Chair. 2012.

Pan-Canadian Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education.

Pan-Canadian Workshop on Inuit Post-Secondary Education. Workshop help as part of the project "Improving access to university education in the Canadian Arctic: learning from past experiences and listening to Inuit student experiences". Carleton University, Ottawa, March 1st, 2011. Prepared by Marise Lachapelle with Melissa Ruston. Quebec City: Northern Sustainable Development Chair. 2011.

Governance

Development in Nunavik: How Regional and Local Initiatives Redefine Sustainable Development in Nunavik

In this paper, Thierry Rodon analyzes how local and regional initiatives (Midwifery Program, Childcare, Preparation for Post-Secondary Education, Nunavik Parks) contribute to the sustainable development of Nunavik.

Governance of Arctic Offshore Oil and Gas

In the chapter "Offshore Development and Inuit Rights in Inuit Nunangat", Thierry Rodon analyzes the Inuit community of Clyde River and their mayor Jerry Natanine’s resistance to seismic testing in the sea within their region. This struggle is built upon the implementation of the principle of Free Prior and Informed Consent and shows Inuit’s willingness to regain control on their territory.

Environmental Assessment Processes and the Implementation of Indigenous Peoples Free, Prior and Informed Consent

This report, written by Thierry Rodon and Martin Papillon, addresses the potential role of the federal environmental assessment process in
implementing the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Indigenous Consent (FPIC).

Inuit Diplomacy: Reframing the Arctic Spaces and Narratives

Thierry Rodon wrote the chapter «Inuit Diplomacy: Reframing the Arctic Spaces and Narratives» in the report , The Internationalization of Indigenous Rights from the Centre for International Governance Innovation. You can access to the report on the CIGI website.

The Role of the Public Sector in Northern Governance

Thierry Rodon collaborated to this report that is now available. You can read it here.

Mines

Seeking Closure: Legacies of the Asbestos Hill mine in Nunavik

This report is drawn from Jeanette Carney's master’s thesis “Asbestos Hill: Inuit Experiences with Nunavik’s First Mine”. It explores the history and past and present experiences of Nunavimmiut with Asbestos Hill (1972-1984), the region’s first mine.
 

Akulivik Report: Toxic Legacies of Mining Explorations

This report aims to bring attention to the impacts of past mining exploration on Inuit of Akulivik and Puvirnituq, as well as to create a call to action and ultimately bring the remediation of local abandoned exploration sites. Furthermore, it intends to describe and explain the views of the community of Akulivik with regards to future mineral development in its region.

Gap Analysis:Mining Development in Canada. Aboriginal communities and mining development in northern Canada

This report discuss the social impacts examined in the academic and grey literature and the issues surrounding the EA and IBA processes. Furthermore, the researchers analyze the research needs in regards to Northern resource development and aboriginal communities.You can consult the report on the ReSDA Website.

Newsletter

Newsletter # 2 :Knowledge Network on Environment Impact Assessment and Social Impact of Mining in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Subarctic

The second newsletter (fall 2014) of the Knowledge Network on Environmental Impact Assessment and Social Impact of Mining in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Subarctic is now available.

Newsletter # 1 :Knowledge Network on Environment Impact Assessment and Social Impact of Mining in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Subarctic

The first newsletter (Winter/Spring 2014) of the Knowledge Network on Environment Impact Assessment and Social Impact of Mining in the Canadian Eastern Arctic and Subarctic is now available here.

Other publications

Rodon, T. (2014), “The Political Economy of Nunavik and Eeyou Istchee”. Northern Review. 38.

Rodon, Thierry. 2014. “Working Together”: The Dynamics of Multilevel Governance in Nunavut. Arctic Review on Law and Politics, 5(2) : 250–270.

Thierry Rodon. 2003. En partenariat avec l’État: l’expérience de cogestion des Autochtones du Canada. Québec: Les presses de l’Université Laval.

Frances Abele and Thierry Rodon. 2007. Inuit Diplomacy in the Global Era : The Strengths of Multilateral Internationalism. Canadian Foreign Policy. 13 (3).

Thierry Rodon. 2008. Les étudiants autochtones à l’Université Laval : enquête sur les besoins et les problématiques. Les cahiers du CIÉRA. 1(1), 2008.


Thierry Rodon (ed). 2008.  Teach an Eskimo How to Read... : Conversations with Peter Freuchen Ittinuar. Nunavut Arctic College, Iqaluit.

Thierry Rodon and Minnie Grey. 2009. The Long Winding Road towards Self-Government : The Nunavik and Nunatsiavut Experience, in the The Art of the State : Northern Exposure. Institute of Research on Public Policy, Montréal.

Thierry Rodon. 2009. La participation des Autochtones à la gestion du territoire, des ressources naturelles et de l’environnement : entre manipulation et reconnaissance. État du Québec, directed by M. Fahmy. Montréal: Institut du nouveau monde, Édition Fides, 2009.

Thierry Rodon and Louis McComber. 2009.  Inuit voices in the making of Nunavut. In Collignon B. & Therrien M. (eds). Proceedings of the 15th Inuit Studies Conference. Paris: INALCO / CNRS. With Louis McComber.

Thierry Rodon. 2009. Nunavut, un bilan des 10 premières années. Options Politiques, Juillet-août.

Thierry Rodon. 2010. La construction des polities du Nunavik et d’Eeyou Istchee: les défis du fédéralisme autochtone, In Les Inuit et les Cris du Nord du Québec: Territoire, gouvernance, société et culture, Jacques-Guy Petit, Yv Bonnier Viger, Pita Aatami, Ashley Iserhoff (eds). Presses de l'Université du Québec and Presses universitaires de Rennes.

Rick Cucciurean, R, Lussier C., Reid J. and, Rodon, T. 2011. What the Cree Have to Say About Climate ChangeCRA et CTA.

Rodon, Thierry. 2012. « De l’Ungava au Nunavik en passant par le Nouveau-Québec », l’État du Québec  2012.

Rodon, Thierry. 2012. « Les Innus de Uashat mak Mani-Utenam et la pêche au saumon de la Moisie : de la confrontation à la cogestion », in Les pêches des Premières Nations dans l’est du Québec. Innus, Malécites et Micmacs, directed by Paul Charest, Thierry Rodon et Camil Girard. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval.

Rodon, Thierry and Stephan Schott. 2013. “Towards a Sustainable Future for Nunavik.” Polar Record (March 22): 1–17.

Rodon, Thierry, Francis Lévesque and Jonathan Blais. (accepté, 2013). “De Rankin Inlet à Raglan, le développement minier et les communautés inuit”, Études/Inuit/Studies. 37(2). 18p.